Marketing and Student Recruitment
THE POST – Widening Participation Co-ordinator
We have big ambitions. Do you?
This is an exciting opportunity to support the delivery of ambitious plans to attract, recruit and admit a diverse cohort of students to University of West of Scotland (UWS) through outstanding widening participation practices.
The post-holder will assist with the implementation of the delivery of the UWS student recruitment plan for widening participation across all parts of the UK, in schools and colleges. You will work as part of a team to deliver a series of highly compelling and competitive events, initiatives and projects that are designed to contribute towards target student intakes and widen access to higher education. You will support our drive to ensure that widening participation opportunities are maximised.
The successful candidate should have the following:
You will be part of an ambitious and forward-thinking wider Marketing and Student Recruitment department which puts our students at the heart of everything we do.
UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses. With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others.
Our professional services teams are the backbone of UWS, providing robust and innovative solutions to support the vast range of work across learning and teaching, and research and innovation. You will join a supportive and dedicated team, playing a key role in a range of work that will help drive forward our ambition to deliver world-leading research, and graduates who will design, shape and build a new future. Find out more about our Professional Services teams.
We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:
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Interview Date: 27th October 2022
UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.